On average, a health care administrator earns $80,000 per year. Health care administrators or health service administrators, have different roles and functions based on the size of the facility they supervise. Generally, they plan, coordinate and oversee the functions of health care facilities. Generalists and Specialists are the two types of health care administrators. The former is responsible for helping to manage an entire facility whereas the latter take care of operations of a specific department such as finance, accounting, policy analysis and human resources.